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Law change threatens Fish & Game’s ability to protect wildlife

Fish & Game is warning that proposed changes to wildlife legislation will severely restrict its ability to do its job and protect wildlife and the environment.

NZ Duck calling championships - winners

Central Otago local Hunter Morrow has quacked his way to glory in the finals of the national duck calling championships.

Government move to protect Hawke's Bay's Ngaruroro River welcomed

Iwi, environment and recreational organisations are welcoming the Environment Minister’s decision to take the next step in protecting Hawkes Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers with a Water Conservation Order.

South Islanders still have a month of duck shooting to go!

Don’t put away the guns just yet; you still have a month to go!

South Island game bird hunters have until the end of July to harvest most Game bird species.

You can shoot until 31 July throughout the island for Grey, Mallard and Shoveller ducks.

Government Urged to Heed Its Environmental Watchdog's Advice

The Government is being urged to heed Parliament’s environmental watchdog’s call to better monitor and protect New Zealand’s environment, including addressing public concerns over whether it is safe to swim in rivers and lakes.

Minister Called On To Protect Otago High Country Access

Otago Fish and Game Council is calling on the Minister of Lands Louise Upston to intervene in the tenure review of a Crown-owned Otago station until public access to the property is better protected.

North Canterbury Fish and Game announce Lower Rakaia Fishery restoration project

Thousands of Brown Trout will be released in the lower reaches of the Rakaia River shortly after the North Canterbury Fish and Game Council voted to approve the release of Trout in an attempt to restore the critically d

Government must act on freshwater management after landmark scientific report

The Government is being urged to reconsider how freshwater is being used and managed after world-leading research by the Cawthron Institute revealed that taking water from rivers affects fish much more than first thought.

Insights into duckling survival & female mallard brooding behavior

Southland Fish & Game Officer Erin Garrick has received top marks for her thesis towards a Masters in Wildlife Management on Duckling Survival & Habitat Selection of Brood-Rearing Mallard Females.

Waikato RiverCare pays tribute to supporters in Green Ribbon Award win

Waikato RiverCare Inc. is humbled to win the Green Ribbon Award in the 'caring for our water' category at the annual ceremony held at the beehive.